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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, 3AT 18, 1898.
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Crows to 12,000 Men, Adding
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FlEST DIVISIOU 13 0EGA5IZED
VTIfh Rtafc CoTpnels an Rrlsadirro Crark
Inn-i;.l.riiia Ilrsimrnt Arrives; Also
ftlicliijr.in and Indians Troop -JJInety-Tiro
TboiiHin: Men 7.1a.tr?d or the
123,000 Called -Ka.lffrr i:c!n:rnt Or
dered l' T:tinp:i, FIa AIho Oae froia Iia-
B;l.-rroe;resa of th blaster.
nicKarr.aiisa National rark. Ca.,
Siay 18. At 6 o'clock last cvtr.Irr; clev
en rctrltrentc t r Infantrj". ore cf caval
ty and five battalions cf artillery, 12,-
uto mm all t da, had iviiorted to Con
eral lirorke, in crr.iniar.d of the Chitk
amauga army. The differrnt regiments
have brVn provided with camtiins
trounds, teats and enuii.nter.ts aa rap
idly OS possible, and the historic hatt'e
Ccld bei3 to prtrcnt iir?cf of wict the
ON SOILED LINEN
IS THE AIM AND OBJECT OF THE
Bock Island Steam Laundry
Now located in their own new budding at 18 U Third Avenue.
Drop a postal or telephone the wagon will call.
BEAT. SOI.DIEniK(i RKLIEVTSO ccAnn.
United States can do in the way of as
sembling a volunteer army when the
neccrsltirs of the government require.
General r.rr.oke yesterday morning ccm-r-li'ted
the assisnments for the first di
virlon rf the six provisi-in?. army corps.
Major General James II. Wilson tom
mancHr.K, as follow?:
First brigade lirisadier General A. S.
T!iirt; First Ohio, Third 'Wisconsin,
Fifth Illinois. Second brigade Briga
dier Genera! C. K. Comptnn; Fourth
Ohio, Third Illinois, Ft.urth Pennsylva
nia. Third brlRarfo Hrigaiiitr General
II. Vt. Lawton: Pixteenth Pennsylvania,
Feeond Wisrorsin. One Hundred and
Arrivnl of Some Jlorc nn.-irt.
. The Third Pennsylvania the crack
Pennsylvania regiment eight com
panies, CZ3 olfieers antj men. arrived
here yesterday afternoon. Color.t.l Rob
ert Ralstn is in command. The Third
presented a finr appearance. The Six
teenth Pennsylvania, eight companies
and about SCO of3cer3 and men. arrived
yesterday mornig at 7 o'clock. The com
mand was uniformed and provided with
arms. The Thirty-first Michigan infan
try, twelve companies. 1,0:2 men and of
ficers, arrived yesterday morning. The
regiment Is in command of Colonel
Cornelius Gardner. The First battalion.
First Ohio !iht artillery, arrived at
r.oc.n on one train, 4C6 men ar.d offieers.
(innili-r'K Indiana 1! luu-iit Arrive.
The One Hundred and Sixtieth In
diana, twelve companies, 1,016 elTicerg
and men, arrived last evening. The reg
iment is commanded by Colonel George
W. Gurdor. The regiment is only par
tially uniformed, but Is equipped with
arms. It remained in the cars last night.
General Litvokp began yesterday after
noon the organization of the Second di
vision of the Sixth provisional army
corps, the brisradiers yet to be named.
The Thirty-rir.st Michigan and Third
Pennsylvania have been assigned to the
First brigade, and regiments a3 they ar
rive will he assigned to fill up the va
rious brigades. It is expected that Gen
eral Wilson's corps will have been com
pleted by this evening or tomorrow
morning, by which time Geenral Wade
will be here to assist in the reorganiza
tion of the divisions in his corps. There
is a srarrity cf brigadier generals for
the provisional army and General
Brooke will appoint brigadiers for his
provisional arnnv fcrri the ranking
officers of the various regime nts as they
report for duty.
Morr Indiana Troops Arrive.
Th Gee Iiundred and Fifty-eighth
Indiana Infantry arrived at Chattanooga
at 9 o'clock last night. The regiment
has 1.024 effiters and men and Is com
manded by Colonel Harry R. Smith.
They were side-tracked at their bar
racks' switch and reached the park this
K I SETT-TWO i:-;HNAM) MEN
Sow MnMered In to the Volunteer Army
From the Nt-nle ( amps.
Washington, Jlay 18. The volunteer
army Is rapid'y ctarirg com pie Urn. Re
ports received by Adjutant General
Corbin last night show that 92,580 men
have been must -red In. Eighteen states
have completed their quotas, as follows:
California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana,
Kansas, -Maine, Maryland, Minnesota,
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio.
Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Wash
ington. West Virginia. Wisconsin and
Milwaukee, May IS. Colonel Samuel
P. Schadel. commanding the First regi
ment or vk lsconsin iniantry. the only
regiment now at Camp Harvey, re
ceived telegraphic orders yeslerdav
afternoon from Washington to move his
troops to Tampa, Fla., immmediately.
Colonel Schadel is to report to the com
manding general of the department at
Chicago when he is ready to depart.
Adjutant General Corbin announced
yesterday that it was definitely settled
that the Milwaukee light battery could
not is taken into service under this
ca!l. ITe in confident, however, mat his
splendii battery will yet have an op
portunity to show its skill in gunnery
u ii.: war eeainsi Ppain.
Is.ax.1 Lake, Mich.. May 18. Colonel
UcGurrla, commanding the Thlrty-
eeccna iiicn:gan volunteer infantry, bas
received orders to proceed with his rarl-
rcent to Tarrpa as e'jvn es the cars are
Marquette. Mich.. May IS. Marquette
raised half tire comoanv of unner nenin-
eula volunteers which have been mus
tered into service, and the boys left for
Island Lake at 7 o'clock last evening.
The biggest Demonstration in the his
tory of the c'ty was fceid here yesterday
Springfield. Ills., May 11 The Second
infantry received orders yesterday aft
ernccn to go to Tampa, Fla., and bat
tery A. of Danville, orders to proceed
to Chickamai:ga. They wiH. leave as
roon as fuliy equipped, which will prob
ably be by n?xt Saturday. The Seventh
Infantry will be mustered into the
T'aiisd l-tatcs service today. Thomas
Wa'sh. of company D, First Infantry,
went down town yerterdav with a. mm-
rani n and got drunk, and failed to
leave with the regiment. He was ar
reted fr.r dcs'Tti.in on ;.ij return to
The Sixth Jllinois volunteers. Colonel
I. Jack Foster commanding, left at
midr.ight last night on the Wabash for
Washington, the train being in three
Des Moines, la.. May IS. Ten cont
raries of the Second regiment of Iowa
National Guard were mustered in aa
members of the Fiftieth Iowa volun
teers yesterday. The remaining two
and the field and staff officers will lie
sworn in today. A telegram was sent to
the department by Mustering Officer
Olmsted, stating that the regiment
would not be equipped ready to move
ierore Saturday, instead of tomorrow
The Iowa leaders do not want to sen.1
their men to the front unequipped as
nave other states.
Post for the Krlee Horn,
New Yrrk. May IS Stewart M. and
William Kirk Rrice, sons of ex-Senator
Cvin S. Urice, have received appoint
ments in the United States army. Will
i:im Kirk Brice is now on his way to
Singajore from Hong Kong and "as
soon as possible will return to San
Francisco. He will go with the army
to the Philippine islands as military
secretary to General Merritt. Stewart
M. P-rice sailed for New York on the
Lmbna from London last Saturday
On his arrival ha will Immediately as
rume command as captain in the reg
Big Orders for Salt Meat.
St. Louis, May 18. Immense purchase
cf salt meats are being made by the
Ijnited States government throughCap
tain Iiuval, commissary rfllcer, sta
tioned in this city. In ell orders for
2.CC0.C00 pounds have been placed with
St. Louis pack-rs and provision deal
ers. The largest single order was given
t- tho Mour.d City Packing company. It
was for SCO.0C0 pounds cf side meat to
be dilivcrcd to the troops at Tampa as
fast as possible.
No New Call for Troops.
Washington, May 18. General Miles,
cornr.iand ns the army, said yesterday
that it was not the intention of the
prcsid-.-nt to.call f;ir an add.tional num
ber cf voluntceis at this time. It is
suggested that such a call at present
would be a little premature in view of
the fact th.it but a little over 90.WIO of
those troot s already called for had been
ii.umvii'u ii;io ir:e service ol me gov
Ilrv.ni (o I-nil a Ttcglment.
Lincoln, May IS. William J. Ury.tn la
to organize a third regiment rf Ne.
braska volunteers and tender their ser
vices ti the president soon as mustered.
Governor llolcomb yesterday issued hi:n
a commission as colonel with authirity
to proceed, and F-ryan told the Asso
ciated Press correspondent last ninht
that he would accept the coir.mision.
Will Oo to the Philippine.
Denver, May IS. The First rfgimer.t
rf Colorado volunteers. Color el Irvir.j
Hale, departed for San Francisco yes
terday afternoon. The soldiers marched
frcm camp through the city to the sta
tion and were wildly eheeitd by the
crowds lining the streets.
I.iglith Msku hii: elts !oe Sonth.
New York, May IS. The Eighth regi
ment, Massachusetts volunteers, went
through Jersey Cltv on its wav smiih
There were OoO men under command of
Colonel William A. Pew. Jr.
Probable Xrw Spanihli Cabinet,
Madrid. Mav IS. Itknnnnnncril semi
officially that the reconstructed cabinet
wtll lie made up as follows: Minister ni
foreign affair. Leon y Castillo; minis
ter ot war. lieutenant General Correa;
ministi- cf n;r:.:e. Vic Adrr.r: TV.:-
ler; minister of the colonies, Gamazo;
minister rr finance, Puigcerver; minis
ter of theinlerior, Capdrpon: ministerof
justice. Groizard; minister of public In
struction, Romero Glrcn.
No Change in the (Mikonti Strike.
Oshkish. Wis.. Mav IS Then, i r,A
change In the woodworkers' strike here.
The manufacturers say that the strik
ers' places will not be filled for the pres
ent, but eventually a day will be set
for them to return to work or lose their
places. The union took in 19S new num
bers Mcr.day night. An ofcr of assist
ance nas De?n received from the Eng
It.inoi Uedlcoo in Council.
G?.lesburg. Ills.. Mav IS. The foriv.
eight annual meeting cf the Illinois
State Medical society hepnn Kpn v..
terday. Mayor F. F. Cooke welcomed
the visiters, and J. McCarter. of V.'au
kegan. the president, responded. Many
delegates are present.
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Deaatjr la Blood Deep.
Ocan Mood means a clean skin. Xo
beauty without it. Cascarets, Candy Cathar
tic clean your blood and keep it clean, by
stirring up the lazy liver and driving alJ im
purities from the body. Jiegin to-flay to
banish pimples, lioiU, Llotehea, blaeklicarU,
and that sickly bilious complexion bv taking
Casearet. beauty tor ten cent. All drug
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BeanO Ihe Kind fo Han Aiwars Eigj
GENIUS HAD W1TD WAR
Science Evolves New Schemes
of Wholesale Slaughter.
HlXUra C0IBI3ATI03 WABSHIP.
Testa Says That Be Caa Blow Vp Bat
tleshlps by Electricity Thoaanda of
Miles Away Mara May Be at the Mercy
of New Median lam.
Mr. Maxim of gun fame bas devised a
warship for coast defense which embodies
tbo principles cf tho rani Kntahdln, tbc
best typo of tbo monitor and tbc whale-
back. Mr. Maxim snys: "I think tbc best
vessels for us to build for defensive pur
poses would bo of about 2,000 or 3,000 tows
burden. It should bo possible to sink them
so low in the water that only an armored
turtle back would appear abovo the surface
when going into action. At other times
1. a., when cruising from port to port
they could rido much higher out of the
water. They should be prov ed with very
powerful engines, operatir twin srrew
and, if possible, should ut jictrolcum for
f ucL The; should bo formed as I bave
sketched, so that they will present hut
moderate) target to the enemy, with all
vital parts protected by the ucUuctlvc sur
face of tho armored turtlo buck. Their
principal armament should consist of a
COMIlIXATIOJt COAST DEFEirflER.
slnple and powerful nntoinatio etin,
luounted forward nnd arranged in snob a
liuiniMT Hint lipon liring the (run should
completely disappear and the port through
which it tired bo atltouiationlly closed."
As tho vessels aro not intonded for dis
tant work, but always to bo within easy
touch of a bnsoof supply, tho weight other
wise (ilvcn to coal could in tho case of
thc:-e ships he Riven largely to the engines.
In tho FcmiMilm erircd condition, or fiirht-
ing trim, Mr. Maxim counts upon a sjimtd
or in knots, and, ns the vessels aro iilio in
tendtid to ram, tho blow from a moving
body of nilto 3,000 tons traveling at that
rate would prove dostructivo to tho stout
est iTuft nlloiit, Iniliir With t.lin mu..-
last out nnd In light cruising trim, bo ex-
IHi-ts u sprril or wiim tliing In tho neigh
borhood f '2: knots a n hour.
Nikoln Tcda cluims to hnvo discovered
that it Is jo-t us cosy to blow up an cno
my's vessel by means cf bis oscillator as
it is to send a inosagc by telephora from
e-nc end of the cltv to thn ntlu r Thn
question of eiistnnni IxtAocn tho fiiomy'a
shin and the oscillator does not enter into
consideration at all.
"I can send a incssago that will reach
to Mars," says Mr. 'i'csla.
Tho same furcu thut. i-in mnrrv m nM
sago that distanco will be able, Mr. Tesla
thinks, to blow up the l:iggnt battliwhlp
that bos over been afloat at an equal distanco.
The manner cf rjrnintilt-htnn l,u i- .r
courto not divulged br tho invontor in ln-
tail. In a Kcncral v.uv. however, ho dim
not bcsitaUi to tnv llmt. Iu Kiumlv muivi k
' - t" j "
On I'RI'tlio smirk inln tlm nmilio n.nn.
zino of tho voswl to bo blown up and tho
sparK nnu HHder tlo tiio rest
"Itv tho nid of tKiwurfiil in.ich I nr tho
oscillator con lw made to start a vibratory
nave, sum .Mr. lesia yesterday, "which
WOUld nCCUllltllritO form m it lirmtnuul
In striking tbo object against whiub the
r.ao is airccted it does so with such a
percussion as would itievltnlilv eTtlil It
tlm samo as if It was struck with a per
This news, will bo more pleasing to
thoso Railing in fnelv SmnV ),!,, i..n
to the sailors of .Spain, for Mr. Tcsla will
uououcieeiiy otter tnc un of his Invention
to tho Unitild St;it'U unvKtinni'M It
offer Is uvecpted and tbero doen not ap
. . .... . .
innr 10 ub nny reason wny it should not
be tho best tliinu Siwiln cmilil itn wi.nl, I
bo to begin to hurtle to get all h.'t ships
relieved of ammunition. Kverr nnnnit i.l
explosive In their magazines, no matter
now securely stored nwuy, is but so much
menace to their safety.
Tho only condition to tho sneers of
Mr. Tesln'a oncrntitina la tlmt h, 1. nr..
rertly posted as to tho location of tho ves-
i a. i f .
aei no uesires giving tho fjuh-tns to. In
order to bo ablu to ntr. rt.-ilti thi n
tainty another phase of the oscillator can
be called Into requisition. When this part
of tho mechanism hns beta perfected. It
is safe to predict thut no nation on the
incc oi tnc eartn will ever caro to go to
war. as its own woanoim will lu
formidable against Itself than the armies
and navies of its enemies could ever be.
Professor Garrett P. ifcrviss declares
tbat such tbiniii are actualiTarithin rex-h
The experiments have boon tried. There
no niiMing link in tbo chain. It l only
necesjarr that thn Tiifite in,-t,mnn,.
shall be supplied. I
Another way In which theelnctrio oscil-
lator could be inmln an erT.ir.
meat on board of warships would be the
cot.trolof thfongines and the electric light
system of everv shin in a mtuiin.ii i tk I
commander of the flagship, with proper '
Instruments atLnrh,.! t. k. .i...i
switches connected with thn machinery of
the Shins it WOUltl he in thn rnree nf tK
commander of the squadron, by aliuply
ijrewmg a onunn, to put out or lllurulnate
every licht in all nf thn twlc imnii.M.
ouoly, or to stop or start their machinery
" mey were all controlled by a single
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